Silvio Berlusconi's TV group Mediaset has set up a company in Ireland called Mediaset Ireland, specializing in the trade of TV rights.
Fast-growing Dallas-based theater chain Cinemark USA has inked a deal with Digital Theater Systems for 560 of the company's cinema sound units. The systems, which are all to be installed this year…
Jack Valenti's annual state-of-the-industry address will kick off the domestic component of ShoWest '98 Tuesday. While there was considerable change, even upheaval, in the distribution sector last…
MCA Music Publishing has tapped Michael Petersen veep of business affairs. The publishing biz vet will top the newly established department and be charged with the negotiation and acquisition of…
With the entry of SFX Entertainment into the concert promotion business, the industry is being whittled down to a handful of key players. SFX's recent acquisition of several top concert promoters and…
The Cinema Audio Society has named the winners of its Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing in movies and television.
Consolidation and globalization were the key themes as ShoWest 1998 kicked off with a traditional international focus. The program ran late however, as several key speakers found themselves stuck in…
The WB has made another trip to the UPN hen-house, emerging this time with WTVK-TV Naples, Fla. Acme Television, owned in part by WB chief Jamie Kellner, has agreed to pay $15.5 million to Second…
Looking to further exploit that zany wedding motif, New Line Cinema has optioned Steve Cohen and Jennifer Love Hewitt's pitch "Cupid's Love" for "Party of Five" lead Hewitt to star in and exec…
Paxson Communications Corp. announced Friday that, having received regulatory approval, it completed its $257.5 million acquisition of New York TV station WPXN.